Professor Zhai

Professor to be Inducted as Fellow of Building Simulation Association

March 19, 2019

Professor and building systems engineering researcher John Zhai will be named a fellow by the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) in September. He will be honored for his contributions to the field of building simulation as a researcher and educator. Zhai’s research focuses on the energy and environmental demands...

Professor Angela Bielefeldt

Professor Angela Bielefeldt Recognized as President’s Teaching Scholar

March 14, 2019

Professor Angela R. Bielefeldt was named a 2019 President’s Teaching Scholar (PTS). She is the fourth PTS from civil, environmental and architectural engineering. This award is the highest honor for teaching at the university level and recognizes Bielefeldt’s efforts to improve student learning both inside and outside the classroom. Her...

Julie Korak New Publication

Professor Awarded for Achievement in Membrane Water Filtration

March 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Julie Korak was awarded the 2018 Membrane Treatment Best Paper Award from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for her paper Nanofiltration to Improve Process Efficiency of Hexavalent Chromium Treatment Using Ion Exchange.

Construction Safety

Researchers Recognized by ASCE for Construction Safety Research

March 7, 2019

Professor Matthew Hallowell and PhD student Wael Alruqi recently were selected as an Editor’s Choice by the American Society of Civil Engineers for their paper, Critical Success Factors for Construction Safety: Review and Meta-Analysis of Safety Leading Indicators . Their research focused on what factors in construction correlated most strongly...


Prof. Amy Javernick-Will and Sherri Cook New Publication in "Science of the Total Environment"

March 5, 2019

EVEN Faculty Professor Amy Javernick-Will and Professor Sherri Cook alongside CVEN PhD Candidate Allie Davis have recently been published in the journal Science of the Total Environment.

Professor Kyri Baker

New class is writing the book on emerging building and power grid interactions

Feb. 26, 2019

“I love pursuing crazy, big, ‘research-y’ ideas and I like talking about them with students. But I also truly believe in keeping courses as up-to-date as possible with what industry needs,” said Assistant Professor Kyri Baker, who developed and teaches the new Grid Connected Systems class. “I am not aware of another course at CU Boulder – or even in the country – that focuses solely on building-to-grid interactions from both qualitative and quantitative perspectives right now. This is education that students will need and that industry is asking for.”

Professor Evan Thomas

CU Boulder Researchers and IBM Pilot Sustainable Groundwater Modeling

Feb. 22, 2019

A recent article published in Forbes discusses how researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are teaming up with tech giant IBM, nonprofit organization The Freshwater Trust (TFT), and sensor provider SweetSense Inc. to pilot blockchain and satellite-connected sensor solutions to track groundwater usage in California. By transmitting water extraction...

Mc Murdo Dry Valleys

A Water Quality Mystery, Solved in Antarctica

Feb. 4, 2019

In one of the coldest, driest places on Earth, CU Boulder scientists have developed a possible answer to a longstanding mystery about the chemistry of streamflow, which may have broad implications for watersheds and water quality around the world.

Amy Javernick-Will

Javernick-Will Contributes to Report on Career Benefits of an Engineering Degree

Jan. 31, 2019

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) published a report on the educational and career pathways of engineers in the United States. Associate Professor Amy Javernick-Will is a committee member of the NAE panel on the engineering education to workforce continuum and contributed to this report. The report studied the demographics...

Water Collection

CEAE Professors and PhD Student Research Methods to Improve Sanitation

Jan. 24, 2019

CEAE Department Professors Sherri Cook and Amy Javernick-Will published the research they conducted with PhD student Allie Davis on the effectiveness of sanitation systems to meet user priorities. They studied the factors affecting sanitation acceptance in communities and considered methods to improve usage.